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How to handle a dual-threat QB

Improving passing while not taking away playmaking is a coach's big challenge

Updated: August 22, 2014, 5:32 PM ET
By Alex Scarborough | ESPN.com

Don't fiddle with their mechanics too much.

Don't order them to stay in the pocket too long.

Don't give them too much to think about.

And whatever you do, don't try to make them something they're not.

These are some of the rules for dealing with dual-threat quarterbacks. It's a tricky list of dos and don'ts that coaches navigate. Whether on the field or inside the film room, coaches walk a fine line between progress and paralysis by analysis.

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